2017 Award Winners
Arda Gozen (2017)
Arda Gozen, PhD and Assistant Professor in the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture, and his collaborators recently filed a provisional patent for a smart bra that can monitor lactation parameters such as milk output, suckling bouts and breast temperature. Next steps include polishing their pitch decks and searching for potential licensing partners.
Nick Pokorzynski (2017)
Nick Pokorzynski, in the Carabeo Lab, is working on understanding iron-dependent gene regulation in the pathogen Chlamydia trachomatis. This research could help identify new diagnostic or therapeutic targets to help diagnose and treat sexually transmitted chlamydial infections.